Kerry Butler, Jeremy Jordan, Judy McLane, Brad Oscar, Fred Applegate and Douglas Sills Will Say Presto Change-O in Musical Reading

News   Kerry Butler, Jeremy Jordan, Judy McLane, Brad Oscar, Fred Applegate and Douglas Sills Will Say Presto Change-O in Musical Reading
 
Barrington Stage Company will present an industry reading of the new musical Presto Change-O, a story of three illusionists, Dec. 19 at 11 AM at Manhattan Theatre Club.

Kerry Butler
Kerry Butler

Presented as part of the BSC Musical Theatre Lab (William Finn, artistic producer; Julianne Boyd, artistic director), Presto Change-O features music by Joel Waggoner with a book and lyrics by Eric Price.

Directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful) with music direction by Matt Gallagher, the cast features Tony Award nominees Kerry Butler (Xanadu, Hairspray), Brad Oscar (The Producers), Douglas Sills (The Scarlett Pimpernel) and Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, "Smash"), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!) and Fred Applegate (The Last Ship).

The musical was commissioned by Carole and Daniel Burack.

Presto Change-O, according to BSC, "is a new musical about three generations of illusionists — and the woman who loves all of them — as they learn to co-exist, make amends, and reconcile what is truth and illusion in their own lives."

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, is under the leadership of artistic director Julianne Boyd and managing director Tristan Wilson.

Manhattan Theatre Club is located at 311 W 43rd Street (8th floor, studio 3). Visit BarringtonStageCo.org

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